Menu Plan January 31 – Nuts

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The Gluten Free Menu Swap Roundup is here this week, and the theme is nuts. I’ve got some great menu ideas with nuts linked below, but I’m starting with links to some snacks and treats. You’re bound to find something yummy to make for a Super Bowl party, or maybe even Valentine’s Day. Check out all these tasty ideas I found from some of my favorite gluten-free bloggers.

For my menu this week, I’m starting with some typical Celiac Family meals, and then trying three new ones with nuts. It may be a little ambitious trying three new recipes on my kids in one week, but I’m going to give it a try. Check below for the roundup of what other gluten-free bloggers are planning to eat this week.

Celiac Family’s Menu This Week:

Monday - Egg and Hash Brown Casserole & Fruit Salad

Tuesday - Chicken Vindaloo served over Rice

Wednesday - Rice Bowls with Chicken and Avocado Salsa

Thursday – Pistachio Pork Tenderloin
I’ve been wanting to try this amazing recipe for a while now. Carol’s recipe calls for rolling the tenderloin in ground pistachios after stuffing it with a pistachio, cranberry and goat cheese mixture. Can’t wait to give it a try.

Friday – Almond Tilapia
Gina at Moneywise Moms serves this tilapia dish with a broccoli slaw, which I just might have to try, too.

Saturday – Grilled Chicken with Cashew Sauce
I got my husband Alton Brown’s book Good Eats 2: The Middle Years for his birthday this month. I’m planning to try the simple recipe for Cashew Sauce to serve over grilled chicken.

Sunday – Leftovers

Gluten Free Menu Swap Roundup

Cheryl at Gluten Free Goodness likes to use nut butters in a lot of her baking and cooking, such as Nanaimo Bars Redux, Banana Mac Chip Cookies, and Sniffle Stew. For dinner this week, she’s having Baked Rosemary Chicken and Sweet & Spicy Moroccan Stew. Check it all out on her menu plan this week.

This week, Michelle at Gluten-Free Smiles shares a recipe for Sour Cherry Fudge with Pecans and Macadamia Yoghurt. She also has some very tempting meals on her menu this week, including Dairy-free Butter Chicken, Rice Wraps with Ginger Peanut Sauce, and Amy’s Turkey Burgers.

Wendy says her family doesn’t eat a lot of nuts at Celiacs in the House. But don’t let that stop you from checking out her menu, which should definitely keep her family warm through the winter storm hitting this week. You’ll find Caribbean Fisherman’s Pie, Winter Vegetable Cobbler, Beef and Black Bean Chili, and more hearty meals.

Angela at Angela’s Kitchen has been busy making gluten-free Girl Scout Cookies – Thin Mints, Trefoils, and Do-Si-Do’s! They look amazing. And she’s now on a quest to make the best flaky biscuits gluten-free and dairy free. Can’t wait to see the results from that. For meals this week, Angela is making Coconut-Spiked Pork with Quinoa and Peanuts, California Turkey Burgers, and more.

Check back later as I link to other gluten-free menus posted this week.

Want to join Gluten-Free Menu Swap?
Cheryl at Gluten Free Goodness manages the headquarters of Gluten-Free Menu Swap. There you will find the rules, the current and upcoming schedule, and links to past roundups.

Need more menu ideas?

  • Laura at OrgJunkie.com hosts Menu Plan Monday every week. You’ll find links to hundreds of meal plans (not necessarily gluten-free) there.
  • Or, check out some of my past menu plans.
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Heather, you have me drooling this morning! I am such a nut lover so all those links have me going. Thanks so much for including my Banana Maple-Nut Muffins! Haven’t had those in a while, but will be making them for overnight guests on Valentine’s Day for sure. 😉 I’m totally on board with all the recipes here. Carol’s pork and Gina’s tilapia sound divine to me. 🙂

Have a great week! Hugs,


Thanks for the link, Heather! We’ve only recently added almonds to our household. My son has a very severe peanut allergy so I’m still very careful about cross-contamination.


[…] week, another menu.  This week is hosted by Heather of Celiac Family and she has chosen nuts as her […]


Hi Heather,

Thanks for hosting! Your menu looks delicious (as always)! My menu is up at http://glutenfreesmiles.wordpress.com/2011/02/01/gf-menu-swap-nuts/

I hope you have a good week!!!


Thank you for hosting. Great theme! I can’t wait to check out the yummy links. Just in time to make some great treats for Valentine’s Day for my sweeties. The almond tilapia and broccoli slaw I’ll also have to check out. Thanks so much!

My post is up: http://angelaskitchen.wordpress.com/2011/01/31/menu-plan-monday-january-31-2011/


[…] head to Laura’s Menu Plan Monday link up.  For the Gluten Free Menu Swap, go see Heather at Celiac Family, our host this week.  She has picked nuts as the theme ingredient.  Heather has a bunch of links […]


Hi Heather. Finally got my menu posted: http://celiacsinthehouse.blogspot.com/2011/01/gluten-free-menu-swapmenu-plan-monday_31.html
Great job rounding up those nut recipes. Some fab GF cooks there!


I totally love your pictoral menu plans.
thanks so much for finding my post, and doing such an in-depth roundup. The almond tilapia looks super yummy.
Have a great week!


Thanks for including my candied macadamia nuts in your round up!

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